Gordon Functional Health Patterns And The Application Of The Nursing Process
Values and Health Perception
They believe that everyone has to have values, which is important for having a sense of direction in life. As a result, they are passing on these beliefs to their sons. The impact of values on their health are centered around their faith. They are a Christian family and believe that their bodies are a temple for God. They consider certain lifestyle practices such as smoking and drinking a form of desecration to the temple. Also, they think lacking values contribute to low self-esteem and weak family bonds.
His views on health perception, is being free from illness. However, Mrs. Parkes considers health as keeping her diabetes and hypertension…